Free Press Journal
  • Malpractices in VYPAM; SC judges differ on penalties on docs

    New Delhi: The fate of 634 students, accused of adopting unfair means in getting admissions in Madhya Pradesh Medical colleges through VYPAM, hangs in balance as judges of a Supreme Court bench have differed with one asking them to serve as doctors for five years in Army, while the other ordering them to take up the entrance test afresh.

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    Exit polls predict BJP win in Assam

    New Delhi: The BJP-led alliance will win the Assam assembly elections, three exit polls predicted on Monday evening, two of them giving it a comfortable majority in the 126-member house.

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    Apple’s Tim Cook to visit India this week

    New Delhi: US technology giant Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is expected to visit India later this week and will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a source.

  • Kendall Jenner sports daring look at Cannes

    Cannes: Supermodel Kendall Jenner wowed the crowd when she hit the red carpet at the ongoing 69th Cannes Film Festival here in a daring dress showing a lot of skin.

  • 300 die of heatwave in Telangana so far this summer

    Hyderabad: As many as 300 heat-related deaths have been reported in Telangana since the beginning of the summer season this year, state disaster management department said today.

  • ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ soars high internationally

    Los Angeles: “The Angry Birds Movie”, which is releasing in India on May 27, has soared to number one position across 37 markets, raking in $43 million during its first weekend across Europe, South America and Australia. Taking the basic structure of Rovio Entertainment’s mobile game of the same name, the film brings the story of Red and his friends onto the silver screen in a hilarious manner.

  • 34 TN fishermen released by Sri Lankan courts

    Rameswaram (TN): Thirty-four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel last month for allegedly entering their country’s waters, were today ordered to be released by courts in the island nation.

  • Fans petition against Madonna for Prince tribute

    Los Angeles: Many fans were left unhappy when Billboard recently announced that Madonna would pay a tribute to late pop icon Prince at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. One of them has started an online petition, urging the event’s organisers to make some changes to Madonna’s planned performance.

  • Polling agent forced to remove shirt resembling AIADMK flag

    Madurai: Wearing a shirt resembling the AIADMK party flag landed a polling booth officer in trouble at Virudhunagar district as he was forced to remove it after a Congress functionary objected to it.

  • Cancer patient receives first penis transplant in US

    Boston: A cancer patient has received the first penis transplant in the US, a Boston hospital said today. Massachusetts General Hospital has confirmed that Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, received the transplanted penis in a 15-hour procedure last week. The organ was transplanted from a deceased donor. The New York Times first reported the transplant today.

  • Centre seeks public opinion on passive euthanasia draft bill

    New Delhi: The Centre has sought public opinion on a draft bill on ‘passive euthanasia’ which involves giving the right to patients to “withhold medical treatment or life support system for continuance of life”.

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    Agencies will make every endeavour to bring back Mallya: FM

    New Delhi: With the UK declining to deport owner of defunct Kingfisher Airlines Vijay Mallya, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said investigative agencies will make every endeavour to bring him back to face law.

  • Karan Patel to flaunt six-pack abs on TV show

    Mumbai: Actor Karan Patel wants his fans to wait and watch out for his toned physique, which he is working really hard on for TV show “Ye Hai Mohabbatein”.  Karan, who is seen as Raman Bhalla in “Ye Hai Mohabbatein”, has been undergoing rigorous training for a particular sequence in the Star Plus show.

  • NDMC official sent to 3 yrs in jail for taking Rs 10,000 bribe

    New Delhi: Corruption is pervasive and has “engrossed” most of the government departments, a Delhi court has observed while sentencing an NDMC official to three years in jail for accepting Rs 10,000 bribe from a shop owner here. The court, while sentencing Arjun Singh, the then senior assistant at NDMC’s Estate Department, also said that a clear message should be given to society that corruption shall not be tolerated in any form

  • World’s ‘biggest’ budget airline alliance takes off

    Singapore: Eight budget airlines from Southeast Asia, Japan and Australia said today they have formed what they called the world’s largest alliance of low- cost carriers, enabling customers to book connections using a shared platform. The announcement comes at a time of increased popularity for budget carriers in Southeast Asia, which industry players say is a key growth market for low-cost air travel.

  • 2 absconders in Malegaon blast mentioned as RSS workers: NIA

    Mumbai: Ram Chandra Kalsangra and Sandeep Dange, the two absconding accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, have been mentioned as ‘RSS workers’ in the charge sheet filed by the NIA last week.